Daily Archives: 22 Apr 2012

Christians of the Holy Land

CBS News has a really important report about the impending demise of Christianity in the ‘Holy Land’.  Of course it’s been a topic of discussion before but no one, especially the Washington toadies of the ‘Christian Zionists’, seems to care. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

America is a country where there are 100 shows to DVR on Sunday night but no one decent to run for office. — Andy Borowitz

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The Sins of Academic Publishers

The Guardian reports The world of university research has long been held to ransom by academic publishers charging exorbitant prices for subscriptions – but that may all be about to end.  As one of the characters in George Bernard Shaw’s … Continue reading

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Once Again, She Is Not, and Never Has Been, A Man

Thomas Beatie, who made headlines in 2008 as the only legally recognized man known to have given birth, has separated from his wife of nine years, according to People magazine.  Beatie, who has had three children with wife Nancy, announced … Continue reading

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10 More Years Worth of American Tax Dollars Will Be Flushed Down the Toilet Called Afghanistan

The US and Afghanistan have at last agreed on the broad contours of a strategic partnership agreement outlining their relationship after US troops leave in 2014. In it, the US pledges to continue providing support for the Afghan government for … Continue reading

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They Still Speak the Language of Jesus: Aramaic

An interesting report here: Far from the sounds of gunfire and civil conflict that embroil Syria lurks an oasis of faith and miracles in this tiny village perched on the rugged mountains. It’s one of the last places on earth … Continue reading

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America is So Fixated on Sex…

Four year old girls are being asked to pledge themselves to virginity till marriage…  4 year olds…  There’s perversity afoot.  And a new film set to hit theaters June 7 tells all about it- Für den Film «Virgin Tales», der … Continue reading

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As A Former Resident of Arizona, I’m Ashamed of Maricopa County

It is just impossible to understand how the people of that County could continue to support their Sheriff. An audio recording has surfaced of an Arizona sheriff playing his refusal to cooperate in a racial profiling investigation for laughs at … Continue reading

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Craig Evans on the ‘So-Called Jesus Discovery’

Evans opines As expected, the so-called Jesus Discovery is making headlines around the world. The claims are amazing; the leaps in logic are breath-taking; and most archaeologists are utterly unconvinced. And ABC News assured viewers that the Patio Tomb “will … Continue reading

Posted in pseudo-archaeology

Pay a Visit to Old Jerusalem

Via Google’s ‘Street View’.  It takes you there quite nicely.

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Alan Hart Isn’t a Fan of Netanyahu

A former correspondent with the BBC, known for his criticism of Israel, has compared Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man currently on trial for killing 77 people in a bomb and shooting spree last July. … Continue reading

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Earth Day…

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth…

Posted in Bible, Theology